News Flash

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: May 27, 2020

5-27-20 Daily Update: 64 Positive, 8 Active, 55 Recovered, 1 Death

5-27 update

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – May 27, 2020) Riley County has had one new positive cases since yesterday, bringing the total to 64. The patient is a male, age 52 and the health department is currently conducting disease investigation. Of the 64 cases, 8 are active, 55 people have recovered, and 1 person has died. The public can access Riley County statistics at

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan has 0 positive patients and 0 Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) currently hospitalized.

Kansas has a total of 9,337 positives. That represents an increase of 119 cases since Monday, May 25.  To date, there have been 822 hospitalizations and 205 deaths in Kansas. The public can find daily updates for statewide statistics at

Riley County Statistics for Wednesday, May 27, 2020:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 64*
  • Total Active: 8
  • Total Recovered: 55
  • Total deaths: 1
  • Pending test results: 139
  • Negative test results: 923

5-26 status chart

5-27 age breakdown

5-27 gender breakdown

*KDHE is reporting 62 positives for Riley County but that total does not include the most recent patients. The total for Riley County is 64.

Yesterday’s live update was rescheduled for today at 4:15 p.m. on the Riley County Health Department Facebook page at This is intended to be the final live update.

For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at, follow RCHD on Facebook at and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.

5-27 update

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

9-11 status update

9-11-20 Update: 623 active, 728 recovered

Posted on: September 11, 2020
Riley County Reopening Phases

Phased Reopening Begins May 4

Posted on: May 1, 2020
community survey graphic

4-27-20 Community Survey for COVID-19

Posted on: April 27, 2020
4-22 update

4-22-20 Daily Update: 34 Positive

Posted on: April 22, 2020

3-27-20 Kansas Gov Update

Posted on: March 28, 2020